German-Canadian visual artist.
Ira has exhibited in solo, duo and group exhibitions in England, Canada and Germany. Ira achieved an MFA degree from Plymouth University in England (2018) and a First Class Bachelor (Honours) in Fine Art from the University of Gloucestershire, England in 2015. Previously, Ira studied art at the Vancouver Island School of Art in Victoria, Canada where she obtained a Diploma of Fine Arts in 2013. She is an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. In 2015, Ira was one of 20 UK graduates whose work was shortlisted for the Graduate Art Prize in London.
She won the first prize in the juried ‘Abstract Show 2015’ in Vancouver with her painting Alexanderplatz VIII. Her Camp Moschendorf II painting was shortlisted for the British John Moore Painting Prize 2016. Her work was included at the 2016 Liverpool Biennial.